Memorial Health Services Pay $31.5M Settlement in Drug Overbilling Lawsuit

Memorial Health Services, a Fountain Valley-based nonprofit health care organization, has agreed to pay more than $31.5 million to resolve allegations that it overbilled Medicaid for prescription medication purchased and reimbursed under a federal drug pricing program, the U.S. Department … Continue reading

Medtronic Settles False Claims Act Allegations for $9.2M

Last week, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a $9.21 million settlement with Medtronic USA Inc., based on allegations that the company violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks to a neurosurgeon as well as the Open Payments Program … Continue reading

$7.3M Settlement to Family of Man Killed by Police Chokehold

PITTSBURG, Calif. – The city of Pittsburg has agreed to pay $7.3 million to settle a lawsuit by the family of a man who died after an officer placed him in a controversial neck hold that has since been banned in California … Continue reading

$1M Settlement for Ex-Officer Breaking Into Home While on Vacation

Does anyone remember Michael J. Reynolds, the former officer with the New York Police Department who flew to Nashville, Tenn., to attend a 3-day bachelor party in 2018 and ended up breaking into the home of Black woman Conese Halliburton … Continue reading

The Root Causes Of Semi-Truck Accidents

Semi-trucks and other big industrial automobiles are a typical sight on Interstate Highways and also in rural areas. Almost 2 million semi-trucks function by distributing items throughout the USA which substantially contributes to the economy. Semi-trucks are categorized as weighing … Continue reading

$325K Settlement Reached in Excessive Force from Las Cruces Police

LAS CRUCES – A lawsuit accusing a Las Cruces police officer of excessive force and his supervisors of negligence was dismissed with prejudice late last month after the city agreed to settle for $325,000. Jacob Sanchez, who was left without an areola … Continue reading

University of Utah $10.5M Settlement for Family of Murdered Student

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (KUTV/CBS) — On the two year anniversary of Lauren McCluskey’s death, University of Utah President Ruth V. Watkins and Lauren’s parents announced a settlement agreement in the McCluskey’s lawsuit against the U. The terms of the … Continue reading

$28M Settlement for Family of Grandmother Killed by Falling Tree

Family members of a 61-year-old San Pedro grandmother who was killed by a falling 80-foot tree at her daughter’s 2016 wedding party in Whittier have reached a tentative $28 million settlement with the city, according to court papers filed by … Continue reading

$2.75M Settlement Reached in Inmate’s Flu Death

The Oregon Department of Corrections agreed to pay a record $2.75 million to the family of a man who died from the flu at the Oregon State Penitentiary and has apologized for the man’s “needless and preventable death.” The amount … Continue reading

Princeton Settles Gender Pay Gap Lawsuit for $1.2M

Princeton University has agreed to pay nearly $1.2 million in wages to 106 female professors, to resolve allegations of discrimination in salary and gender pay gap flagged by a compliance review by the US Department of Labor. Of the total … Continue reading